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Golimumab (Simponi®) for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1641
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Your health care provider feels that treatment with golimumab may help you manage your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what golimumab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Golimumab
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Your health care provider feels that treatment with golimumab may help you manage your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what golimumab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Golimumab (Simponi) therapy
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Pamphlet Number
1641
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. General Radiography Modality Advisory Provincial Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2264
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X-rays are the most common type of diagnostic imaging test. They can be used to identify a fractured bone, a chest infection, something blocking the bowel, and more. Topics include: who will do the X-ray, how long it will take, what happens during, and what to do if you are pregnant. A list of additional resources is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. General Radiography Modality Advisory Provincial Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
X-Rays
Subjects (LCSH)
X-rays
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
X-rays are the most common type of diagnostic imaging test. They can be used to identify a fractured bone, a chest infection, something blocking the bowel, and more. Topics include: who will do the X-ray, how long it will take, what happens during, and what to do if you are pregnant. A list of additional resources is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Radiography Modality Advisory Provincial Committee
Pamphlet Number
2264
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0079
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This pamphlet is about hernia surgeries. A hernia forms when an outer wall ruptures (breaks open) or tears, letting organs such as a loop of bowel or tissue fall through the opening. Different types of hernia surgery are described. An explanation of how your hernia is repaired is provided. Some after surgery topics include care of the incision, physical activity, controlling discomfort, and meals. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2182,…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hernia
Subjects (LCSH)
Hernia--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet is about hernia surgeries. A hernia forms when an outer wall ruptures (breaks open) or tears, letting organs such as a loop of bowel or tissue fall through the opening. Different types of hernia surgery are described. An explanation of how your hernia is repaired is provided. Some after surgery topics include care of the incision, physical activity, controlling discomfort, and meals. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2182, "Réparation des hernies," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Same Day Surgery staff
Pamphlet Number
0079
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Hernia surgery as an outpatient

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery Clinic, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. General Surgery Clinic, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Colchester East Hants Health Centre. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0592
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This pamphlet is about hernia surgeries. A hernia forms when an outer wall of muscle breaks open or tears. This allows organs (such as a loop of bowel or tissue) to fall through the opening. Different types of hernia surgery are described. Topics include what to expect before surgery, on the day of surgery and after surgery at home. Some after surgery topics include pain control, deep breathing and coughing exercises, foot and leg exercises, care of your incision, physical activity, meals, heal…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery Clinic
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. General Surgery Clinic
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Colchester East Hants Health Centre. General Surgery Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hernia
Subjects (LCSH)
Hernia--Surgery
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
This pamphlet is about hernia surgeries. A hernia forms when an outer wall of muscle breaks open or tears. This allows organs (such as a loop of bowel or tissue) to fall through the opening. Different types of hernia surgery are described. Topics include what to expect before surgery, on the day of surgery and after surgery at home. Some after surgery topics include pain control, deep breathing and coughing exercises, foot and leg exercises, care of your incision, physical activity, meals, healing ridge, follow-up with your surgeon and a list of symptoms that need medical attention. Maps to the different locations where surgery is performed (QEII, Windsor and Truro) are provided. The French translation of this pamphlet 2158, "Chirurgie ambulatoire d'une hernie" is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery Clinic, QEII and Hants Community Hospital
Pamphlet Number
0592
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1907
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A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix. Other tissue, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, lymph nodes and parts of the vagina, may also be removed at the same time. After surgery you will have an incision in your abdomen, an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) in your bladder to drain urine, if needed. You may also have packing (absorbent material) to absorb blood and fluid in your vagina. Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, activity, food…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynaecology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix. Other tissue, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, lymph nodes and parts of the vagina, may also be removed at the same time. After surgery you will have an incision in your abdomen, an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) in your bladder to drain urine, if needed. You may also have packing (absorbent material) to absorb blood and fluid in your vagina. Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, activity, food, bowel activity, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots, and leg swelling. Information on care at home and sex after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are given and a resources section is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1921, "Hystérectomie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
1907
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1921
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L’hystérectomie est une opération qui permet d’enlever l’utérus et le col de l’utérus. D’autres tissus comme les ovaires, les trompes de Fallope, des ganglions lymphatiques et des parties du vagin peuvent aussi être enlevés en même temps. Après l’opération, vous aurez une ou quelques incisions sur l’abdomen, une intraveineuse (IV) et un cathéter (tube) dans la vessie pour drainer l’urine, au besoin. Vous pourriez aussi avoir un tamponnement (matière absorbante) pour absorber le sang et le liqui…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynaecology
Alternate Title
Hysterectomy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
L’hystérectomie est une opération qui permet d’enlever l’utérus et le col de l’utérus. D’autres tissus comme les ovaires, les trompes de Fallope, des ganglions lymphatiques et des parties du vagin peuvent aussi être enlevés en même temps. Après l’opération, vous aurez une ou quelques incisions sur l’abdomen, une intraveineuse (IV) et un cathéter (tube) dans la vessie pour drainer l’urine, au besoin. Vous pourriez aussi avoir un tamponnement (matière absorbante) pour absorber le sang et le liquide s’écoulant de votre vagin. La présente brochure traite de la respiration, de la gestion de la douleur, de l’activité, de l’alimentation, des selles, des saignements vaginaux, des soins des incisions, des caillots de sang et de l’enflure des jambes. On fournit aussi de l’information sur les soins à la maison et les rapports sexuels après la chirurgie. On précise les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux et on propose des ressources.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Hysterectomy" pamphlet 1907. A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix. Other tissue, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, lymph nodes and parts of the vagina, may also be removed at the same time. After surgery you will have an incision in your abdomen, an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) in your bladder to drain urine, if needed. You may also have packing (absorbent material) to absorb blood and fluid in your vagina. Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, activity, food, bowel activity, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots, and leg swelling. Information on care at home and sex after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are given and a resources section is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
1921
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Infliximab therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1140
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Your health care provider feels that treatment with infliximab may help you to manage your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what infliximab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Infliximab
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Infliximab
Abstract
Your health care provider feels that treatment with infliximab may help you to manage your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what infliximab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Infliximab (Remicade) therapy
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Pamphlet Number
1140
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Laparoscopic bowel surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI/General Surgery staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0933
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Your doctor has arranged for you to have laparoscopic bowel surgery. During surgery, a part of your bowel will be removed using a laparoscope. Laparoscopic surgery has fewer complications than open bowel surgery. An overview of what will happen before and after surgery is provided. Topics include: nutrition, controlling discomfort, and care of your incision. Instructions for follow-up care are given. A list of symptoms that require you to call your surgeon's office or your primary health care p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI/General Surgery staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intestines - surgery
Laparoscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Intestines--Surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Abstract
Your doctor has arranged for you to have laparoscopic bowel surgery. During surgery, a part of your bowel will be removed using a laparoscope. Laparoscopic surgery has fewer complications than open bowel surgery. An overview of what will happen before and after surgery is provided. Topics include: nutrition, controlling discomfort, and care of your incision. Instructions for follow-up care are given. A list of symptoms that require you to call your surgeon's office or your primary health care provider are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI/General Surgery staff
Pamphlet Number
0933
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Low Anterior Resection Syndrome

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0027
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Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) is a change in bowel habits that may happen after surgery for rectal cancer. This pamphlet details the causes, symptoms and possible treatments of LARS.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
LARS
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Fecal Incontinence
Rectal Neoplasms - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Fecal incontinence
Rectum--Cancer--Surgery
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Colorectal Surgery
Self Care
Abstract
Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) is a change in bowel habits that may happen after surgery for rectal cancer. This pamphlet details the causes, symptoms and possible treatments of LARS.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0027
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Low fibre nutrition guidelines

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0626
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Fibre is the part of a plant that your body cannot digest. It is found in whole grain bread and cereal products, nuts, seeds, legumes, fruits, and vegetables. By choosing a low fibre eating plan, you will have smaller and fewer bowel movements (poops). This pamphlet includes lists of "Best choices" and "Foods to avoid".
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dietary Fiber
Diet - Guideline
Subjects (LCSH)
Fiber in human nutrition
Diet therapy
Specialty
Nutrition and food
Abstract
Fibre is the part of a plant that your body cannot digest. It is found in whole grain bread and cereal products, nuts, seeds, legumes, fruits, and vegetables. By choosing a low fibre eating plan, you will have smaller and fewer bowel movements (poops). This pamphlet includes lists of "Best choices" and "Foods to avoid".
Notes
Previous title: Low fibre diet
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0626
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Methotrexate (MTX) therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1138
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Your health care provider feels that treatment with methotrexate (meth-oh-TREX-ate) might help your Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. These are both types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet explains what methotrexate (MTX) is, how well it works, side effects of MTX, who should not take MTX, and precautions. Instructions for injecting MTX are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Methotrexate
Crohn's disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Immunosuppressive Agents
Subjects (LCSH)
Crohn's disease
Methotrexate
Immunosuppressive agents
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Medications
Abstract
Your health care provider feels that treatment with methotrexate (meth-oh-TREX-ate) might help your Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. These are both types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet explains what methotrexate (MTX) is, how well it works, side effects of MTX, who should not take MTX, and precautions. Instructions for injecting MTX are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Pamphlet Number
1138
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Nutrition guidelines after bowel surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1415
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This pamphlet provides guidelines for the first 4 weeks (1 month) after bowel surgery. They will help with your healing, comfort, and bowel function. Foods that are best tolerated and foods to avoid are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diet therapy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Gastrointestinal system
Specialty
Food and nutrition
Abstract
This pamphlet provides guidelines for the first 4 weeks (1 month) after bowel surgery. They will help with your healing, comfort, and bowel function. Foods that are best tolerated and foods to avoid are listed.
Responsibility
Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1415
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Nutrition guidelines for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0129
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a change in how food and digestive juices move through the bowels. This can be too fast, too slow, or both too fast and too slow. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of IBS, how it is treated, and what you can do to help your symptoms. Information about keeping a food symptom diary is included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome - diet therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Irritable colon
Abstract
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a change in how food and digestive juices move through the bowels. This can be too fast, too slow, or both too fast and too slow. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of IBS, how it is treated, and what you can do to help your symptoms. Information about keeping a food symptom diary is included.
Notes
Previous title: Diet & Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0129
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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing unit, pain control, exercises, activity, nutrition, passing urine, and bowel movements. Instructions for your surgery and care at home include visitors and discharge from the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General Hospital (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (HI, VG and DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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Risankizumab (Skyrizi®) therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2345
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Risankizumab is a biologic medication. A biologic medication is a type of medication that treats inflammation. This pamphlet explains how risankizumab works, how it is given, and how long you can expect to take it. Precautions, side effects, and what to expect after treatment are explained. Side effects that require contacting your primary health care provider are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Medications
Abstract
Risankizumab is a biologic medication. A biologic medication is a type of medication that treats inflammation. This pamphlet explains how risankizumab works, how it is given, and how long you can expect to take it. Precautions, side effects, and what to expect after treatment are explained. Side effects that require contacting your primary health care provider are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Pamphlet Number
2345
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Réparation des hernies

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2182
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Ce dépliant traite des opérations faites pour réparer une hernie. Une hernie se forme lorsqu'une paroi extérieure se rompt (s'ouvre) ou se déchire, laissant passer par l'ouverture des organes comme une anse intestinale ou des tissus. Différents types d'opérations de réparation des hernies sont décrits. On explique comment votre hernie est réparée. Les soins de l'incision après l’opération, l'activité physique, le contrôle de l'inconfort et les repas comptent parmi les sujets traités. On fournit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hernia
Subjects (LCSH)
Hernia--Surgery
Abstract
Ce dépliant traite des opérations faites pour réparer une hernie. Une hernie se forme lorsqu'une paroi extérieure se rompt (s'ouvre) ou se déchire, laissant passer par l'ouverture des organes comme une anse intestinale ou des tissus. Différents types d'opérations de réparation des hernies sont décrits. On explique comment votre hernie est réparée. Les soins de l'incision après l’opération, l'activité physique, le contrôle de l'inconfort et les repas comptent parmi les sujets traités. On fournit aussi une liste des symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Hernia Repair" pamphlet 0079. This pamphlet is about hernia surgeries. A hernia forms when an outer wall ruptures (breaks open) or tears, letting organs such as a loop of bowel or tissue fall through the opening. Different types of hernia surgery are described. An explanation of how your hernia is repaired is provided. Some after surgery topics include care of the incision, physical activity, controlling discomfort, and meals. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Same Day Surgery staff
Pamphlet Number
2182
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Sexual health after spinal cord injury

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Neurology, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2302
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After spinal cord injury (SCI), you may have a lot of questions about your sexual health. Your rehabilitation (rehab) team is available to talk with you about any questions or concerns you may have. This pamphlet answers common questions, like whether you can still have sex, whether you will be able to have an erection or have vaginal lubrication (vagina becomes slippery to get ready for sex), whether you can still have an orgasm, how to manage bladder and/or bowel issues during sex, whether yo…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Neurology
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program
Alternate Title
Sexual health after a spinal cord injury (SCI)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sexual Health
Spinal cord injuries
Subjects (LCSH)
Sexual health
Spinal cord--Wounds and injuries--Patients
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
After spinal cord injury (SCI), you may have a lot of questions about your sexual health. Your rehabilitation (rehab) team is available to talk with you about any questions or concerns you may have. This pamphlet answers common questions, like whether you can still have sex, whether you will be able to have an erection or have vaginal lubrication (vagina becomes slippery to get ready for sex), whether you can still have an orgasm, how to manage bladder and/or bowel issues during sex, whether you are still able to have children, and how to talk about sex and intimacy with your partner. A list of online resources, as well as resources in Nova Scotia, are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Neurology and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program
Pamphlet Number
2302
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Sigmoïdoscopie à sonde souple

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35423
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1505
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Le médecin utilise un tube souple (endoscope) muni d'une petite lumière pour examiner l'intérieur de la partie inférieure du côlon et du rectum. La brochure décrit la préparation en vue du test, ce qui se passe pendant le test et ce qui se passe après le test. Les complications et les symptômes possibles qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont également mentionnés. Un adulte responsable doit vous ramener à la maison et prendre soin de vous. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il n'est pas sécurit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Flexible sigmoidoscopy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
Le médecin utilise un tube souple (endoscope) muni d'une petite lumière pour examiner l'intérieur de la partie inférieure du côlon et du rectum. La brochure décrit la préparation en vue du test, ce qui se passe pendant le test et ce qui se passe après le test. Les complications et les symptômes possibles qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont également mentionnés. Un adulte responsable doit vous ramener à la maison et prendre soin de vous. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il n'est pas sécuritaire de pratiquer certaines activités pendant 24 heures après l'examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0188, "Flexible Sigmoidoscopy". The doctor uses a flexible tube (scope) with a light at the tip to view the inside of the lower part of the bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, the actual test, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms that require immediate medical attention after the test are noted. A responsible adult must take you home and care for you. If sedation is given, it is not safe to do certain activities for 24 hours.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1505
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Ulcerative proctitis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35311
Nova Scotia Health Authority. GI Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1422
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Ulcerative proctitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the general name for diseases that cause inflammation (swelling and irritation) in the intestines (“gut”). It includes ulcerative proctitis, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. How this condition is diagnosed as well as the symptoms and treatments are reviewed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. GI Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colitis, Ulcerative
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Ulcerative colitis
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Abstract
Ulcerative proctitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the general name for diseases that cause inflammation (swelling and irritation) in the intestines (“gut”). It includes ulcerative proctitis, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. How this condition is diagnosed as well as the symptoms and treatments are reviewed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1422
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Ustekinumab (Stelara) therapy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35722
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1695
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Your IBD health care provider believes treatment with a medication called ustekinumab may help to manage your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The brand name for ustekinumab is Stelara®. This pamphlet will give you basic information about ustekinumab to help you make an informed decision about whether or not to use this treatment. Topics include what ustekinumab is, how it works, how it is given, how long you will need to take it, and how much it will cost. Considerations before you start taki…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ustekinumab
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Crohn's disease
Ulcerative colitis
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Your IBD health care provider believes treatment with a medication called ustekinumab may help to manage your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The brand name for ustekinumab is Stelara®. This pamphlet will give you basic information about ustekinumab to help you make an informed decision about whether or not to use this treatment. Topics include what ustekinumab is, how it works, how it is given, how long you will need to take it, and how much it will cost. Considerations before you start taking ustekinumab and while you are taking it are listed. Possible side effects, information about pregnancy and breast/chest feeding, and other important things to know are included.
Notes
Previous title: Ustekinumab (Stelara) therapy for Crohn's disease
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Pamphlet Number
1695
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